Friday, June 29, 2007


Do you love the Web, know how to hyperlink related articles and handle images?

The Johncom Group Digital Media Division has a vacancy for a WEB PRODUCER.

Purpose: Join a dynamic production team and assist in the content management of a variety of online products within the Johncom Group that includes the Sowetan, Sunday World and websites with the prospect of additional/further products in the future.

Key Responsibilities

Content Management:
-As a deadline orientated position, work needs to be published timeously and correctly
-Accuracy is essential: grammar, spelling, placement of content
-Picture editing: web image readiness in terms of selection / suitability, cropping and placement
-Proficiency with a number of computer programs
-Working with a variety of products requires an understanding of the editorial positioning of each in order to ensure that work produced meets the needs of the various target markets of the products
-Liaise with print staff and clients to ensure high standard of online content.


-Computer skills: html, Photoshop
-Design / graphic capabilities is an advantage
-Strong English literacy, in both verbal and written communication
-Good team/people skills /Group dynamics
-News awareness
-Flexibility, creativity, problem-solving abilities
-Willingness to work shifts, including night shifts

If you're reading this and you're interested in the position, or know someone who might be, post a comment or email "Juliette Saunders"

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